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Graphic novel to open up imagination about civic, urban engagement

Graphic novel to open up imagination about civic, urban engagement

April 24, 2017

Artist, illustrator and educator Devin Mawdsley knew it was time to create an arts collective when he heard about the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s plan to create a new educational graphic novel...

DEI open forum welcomes mission statement feedback

DEI open forum welcomes mission statement feedback

November 7, 2016

The majority of recently collected feedback on Columbia’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee’s drafted mission statement asked for definitions of the key terms “diversity, equity and inclusion,” according to Peter Carpenter, DEI committee member and Dance and Theatre De...

City ambulances poorly stocked for emergencies

City ambulances poorly stocked for emergencies

April 28, 2014

As violent crime rates continue to rise in Chicago, residents have complained that ambulances are ill-equipped to address medical emergencies, prompting two aldermen to request an investigation into t...

Donors recognized, students thankful at luncheon

By Alexandra Kukulka

November 19, 2012

As Columbia increases its scholarship fund, it also gives thanks to its donors.The second annual Students First Scholarship Luncheon, an event that recognizes scholarship donors, took place on Nov. 13 in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. The Weaver Family Foundation, Cynthia Greene McChesney, Clay Greene and The Nielsen Company were honored for their contributions to the college’s student scholarship fund. Each donor rec...

Art Institute ‘Gang[s]’ up with contemporary architect

By Alex Stedman

October 21, 2012

From the Willis Tower to the Wrigley Building, Chicago’s architectural marvels and the people who design them are world-renowned. Even though Columbia’s Media Production Center, 1600 S. State St., isn’t historically significant, one of its most prominent designers is being recognized in an exhibition at the Art Institute.“Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects,” which opened Sept. 24, features the work of Chicago architect ...

Chicago architecture opens up

By Brian Dukerschein

October 2, 2011

Chicagoans will soon be able to get a firsthand look inside some of the city’s famous and obscure architectural treasures.The Chicago Architecture Foundation will be hosting its first “openhousechicago,” a celebration of Chicago neighborhoods, on Oct. 15–16. Modeled after similar events in London and other world capitals, OHC will give the public free access to 131 sites centered around five distinct neighborhoods: D...

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